Fresh-tasting lemon-mint vinaigrette dresses up snap peas and lima beans in a hurry. The creamy texture of limas is a perfect counterpart to the crunch of the sugar snap peas. Try this vinaigrette with asparagus and green beans too.
extra-virgin olive oil
chopped fresh mint
freshly ground pepper
sugar snap peas, trimmed
frozen baby lima beans, thawed
Whisk shallot, oil, lemon juice
, mint, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
Bring 2 inches of water to a boil in a medium saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Steam snap peas and lima beans until the snap peas are tender-crisp and the lima beans are heated through, 5 to 7 minutes. Toss with the vinaigrette
Calories 137, Total Fat 5 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Monounsaturated Fat 4 g, Sodium 132 mg, Carbohydrate 18 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 5 g, Potassium 227 mg. Daily Values: Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 30%. Exchanges: Starch 0.5,Vegetable 1,Fat 1.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet